Who Was Abraham Lincoln? (Who Was?)

by Janet B Pascal (Author)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Who Was?
Born to a family of farmers, Lincoln stood out from an early age--literally! (He was six feet four inches tall.) As sixteenth President of the United States, he guided the nation through the Civil War and saw the abolition of slavery. But Lincoln was tragically shot one night at Ford's Theater--the first President to be assassinated. Over 100 black-and-white illustrations and maps are included.

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Janet B Pascal
Janet Pascal lives in New York, New York. John O'Brien lives in Delaran, New Jersey. Nancy Harrison lives in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
December 20, 2008
Who Was?
BISAC categories
JNF025270 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | United States - Civil War Period
JNF007130 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Presidents & First Families (U.S.)
Library of Congress categories
United States
Lincoln, Abraham
Maryland Blue Crab Young Reader Award
Honor Book 2009 - 2009

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